Why the Philosophy of Religion Should No Longer Be Taught

We would all laugh at the idea of Creationism being taught as part of a university’s science curriculum, yet many philosophy programs include classes on religion. Author John Loftus argues in his latest book Unapologetic (Pitchstone Publishing, 2016) that the philosophy of religion needs to end. We should take it no more seriously than a class on the philosophy of fairies.


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Aron Ra’s New Book Tackles the Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism

If you’ve ever watched YouTube videos by Aron Ra, you may be familiar with his series on the major problems with Creationism. He’s finally turned those videos into a book in which he expands on those ideas. It’s appropriately called Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism (Pitchstone Publishing, 2016).


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Podcast Ep. 137: Ali A. Rizvi, Author of The Atheist Muslim

Our latest podcast guest is Ali A. Rizvi. He’s a Pakistani-Canadian writer, physician, and musician who resides in Toronto. He’s the author of a new book called The Atheist Muslim: A Journey from Religion to Reason.


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An Ex-Muslim’s Peek Into the Mind of an Islamic Terrorist

In an excerpt from his new book The Atheist Muslim, Ali A. Rizvi tries to get inside the mind of a radical Muslim who supported the killing of children by Islamic terrorists, only to realize they have something in common.


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A Swedish Ex-Mormon Just Published a Comic Book About Leaving the LDS Church

Cajsa Nordlund, an artist from Sweden, became a Mormon when she got married to one at a young age. But by age 27, she had resigned from the Church and left her husband. It was a relief in many ways.

She just published a comic book called Becoming an Ex-Mormon all about her journey out of the LDS Church, hoping that it inspires Mormons to join her on the other side.


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